Michael Surya

Michael
Surya

Biography

Michael Surya is a Game Designer with 11+ years experience in the industry with a specialization on AI design. In his spare time, he also works as an instructor teaching at George Brown College.

Michael has shipped the following games:
- Watchdogs 2 (PC, Xbox One, PS4)
- Splinter Cell Blacklist (PC, Xbox 360, PS3)
- Warriors Legends of Troy (Xbox 360, PS3)
- Shin Sangoku Musou 5 Special (PSP) - Japan Only
- Nuit Blanche digital interactive experience - Go Poser Go!
- Other mobile titles and Facebook games including companion apps and community website

Academic Credentials

BSc. Computer Science, Western University, 2007

Areas of Specialization

Game Design, System Design, AI Design

Areas of Expertise

Game Consulting, Player Experience, AI Systems

Career Highlights

2016 – Present, Professor, George Brown College School Of Design
2018 – Present, Team Lead Game Designer, Ubisoft Toronto
2015- 2018, Senior Game Designer, Ubisoft Toronto
2012-2015, Game Designer, Ubisoft Toronto
2011-2012, Lead Game Designer, Big Viking Games
2011, Lead Game Designer, Gameloft Toronto
2009-2011, AI Designer, Tecmo Koei Canada